West Virginia Mountaineers vs Texas Longhorns Prediction, 11/7/2020 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: West Virginia Mountaineers vs Texas Longhorns
Date: Saturday, November 7, 2020
Location: Texas Memorial Stadium
Odds/Point Spread: West Virginia (+7)
Sam Ehlinger and the Texas Longhorns (4-2) host the West Virginia Mountaineers (4-2) at Texas Memorial Stadium on Saturday, November 7, 2020. Texas opens this matchup as 7-point favorites. The O/U has been set at 58.5.
In their last contest, the West Virginia Mountaineers took on the Kansas State Wildcats and went home with the win by a score of 37-10. Jarret Doege went 22/34 with 301 yards by way of passing and tossed 2 touchdowns. He walked away from this game with no interceptions. Leddie Brown paced the team in rushing in this game. His longest run of the day went for 19 yards and he added 1 touchdown for this contest. He rushed for a total of 102 yards on 24 carries which meant he averaged 4.3 yards per carry. Bryce Ford-Wheaton led the team in receiving yardage with a tally of 104 yards on 3 catches. He had an average of 34.7 yards per catch in this game.
Concerning scoring, the West Virginia Mountaineers have an average of 33.0 PPG. As a team they're holding an average of 172.0 yards on the ground giving them a rank of 45th in D-1. The Mountaineers have attained 2,789 total yards for this campaign. In terms of getting in the endzone, West Virginia has compiled 11 passing touchdowns and 13 rushing touchdowns. When it comes to yards through the air, the Mountaineers are allowing 947 yds which has them sitting in 48th in D-1. Overall, they are giving up 255.7 yards per game putting them 17th in D-1. The Mountaineers are ranked 30th in the country when it comes to the opposition scoring, conceding 19.8 PPG. Opposing teams are running for an average of 2.9 yards per run and 97.8 rushing yards per contest this season. During their 6 games, they are allowing 157.8 yards per outing through the air as well as conceding a completion percentage of 61.8%. For the year, they have conceded 587 yards via the ground game in 6 games.
For his college career, Doege has thrown for a total of 6,549 yds with 57 touchdowns and 21 interceptions. Since his collegiate career started, he has attempted a run 115 times for a total of -358 rushing yds. He has a quarterback rating of 138.5 with a touchdown percentage of 6.1% and an interception percentage of 2.3%. He is averaging 225.8 yds per contest. Jarret Doege has connected on 590 of his career 929 throws for a completion percentage of 63.5%.
In their last game, the Texas Longhorns played the Oklahoma State Cowboys and went home with the win by a score of 41-34. Bijan Robinson paced the team on the ground in this outing. He tore off a long run of 24 yards but he wasn't able to run one in for a touchdown. He rushed for a total of 59 yards on 13 carries which means he ran for an average of 4.5 yards per run. Jake Smith was the receiving yardage leader by earning 70 yards on 7 catches. He earned an average of 10.0 yards per reception in this outing. Sam Ehlinger went 18/34 with 169 yards by way of passing and tossed 3 touchdowns. He finished this contest without throwing a pick.
During the season thus far, the Longhorns currently have a total of 1,705 passing yards along with an average of 284.2 passing yards per contest, which has them ranked 25th in the nation. The Texas Longhorns maintain an average of 449.5 yards/contest which ranks them 23rd in Division 1. They maintain an average of 165.3 yards per game on the ground and have run for 992 yards for this season. In terms of the points being put on the board, the Longhorns rank 8th in the nation by scoring 44.3 points per game. Texas has surrendered a total of 787 rushing yards (131.2 yards/game) as well as 9 touchdowns via the rush so far this season. The Longhorns are relinquishing 32.5 PPG, which has them ranked 81st in college football. Overall, they have surrendered 195 points. They have yielded 14 touchdowns via the pass as well as 276.5 yards/game, ranking them 96th in college football.
Ehlinger has thrown for 88 touchdowns compared to 27 picks in his career. His TD rate when attempting a pass is 6.4% and his interception percentage is 2.0%. He has left the pocket and rushed for 1,810 yards on 519 tries. He averages 250.5 yds per game through the air with a 144.3 QB rating. During the 42 contests in his career, Sam Ehlinger has completed 861 of his 1,373 tries for a total of 10,520 yds.
Who will win tonight's Mountaineers/Longhorns college football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Longhorns -7
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